Sunday, June 17, 2018

I miss my Pop

My dad could out-weld your dad and he could nap longer in a boat floating down the Warrior River. 
He also holds the world record for longest string of profanity uttered while working on a car. He was an artist when it came to putting together interesting combinations of cuss words. 
Farm animals, common hand tools, and body parts were all part of his cussing palette.
I miss my Pop.



12 comments:

  1. It's good to remember our dad on Father's day.
    Hugs, Julia

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  2. Isn't it strange the things we remember with love? Enjoy the memories.

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  3. Of course. Gone but never forgotten.

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  4. Interesting the things we remember about our fathers...your's has a different twist to it for sure. My own dad loved to work and if he couldn't work he wasn't happy.

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  5. Short and sweet! Great little write up on your dad.
    Lisa

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  6. I am sure you will forever miss him

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  7. Hubby and I have discussed which one of us had the cussingest dad. I swear they did make up their own words. But they did right by us and that's what matters.

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  8. Even with just a few words I can imagine your Dad and his way of life. Probably because my Dad was similar. I picture him under the hood of the car or under the sink fixing a leak, or under the house...you name it he could cuss it out! Never the less..he, like your Dad, was wonderful. Nice tribute Rick!

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  9. A short but beautiful tribute!!

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  10. Everyone knows MOM's are special. But boys know that DADs sorta write the book.

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  11. I love this post because it shows your dad as a real person and a character I wish I would have met. I have a very fond memory of my dad dropping F bombs every 2 seconds not realizing I was behind him. When he finally got the hint to look over his shoulder, the various shades of red and his stuttering just made me Amalie from ear to ear.

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  12. Heart-felt post....
    Gentle hugs to you,
    Jackie

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